Category Archives: Events

Book Discussion Highlights Lasting Effects of Childhood Adversity, Educates Members About Needs of Washington, DC Community

Many Hands hosted a Membership event on April 19 at long-time donor, Molly Peter's home featuring a discussion of the recently published book, The Deepest Well, by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. Our special guest was Judith Sandalow, Executive Director of D.C.'s Children Law Center, and the discussion was led by Jill Rosenbaum Meyer, Many Hands…
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A Book Discussion of “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-term Effects of Childhood Adversity” by Nadine Burke Harris, M.D.

A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle. For anyone who has faced a difficult childhood, or who cares about the millions of children who do, the innovative and acclaimed health interventions outlined in The Deepest Well will represent vitally important hope…
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Save the Date for the 2018 Annual Meeting

The Education, Health, Housing, and Job Readiness committees have been hard at work. At the beginning of May, each committee will select a finalist. The grant applications from the four focus area finalists will then be emailed to all voting members so you can be fully informed about each organization and be prepared to cast…
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Fall Educational Forum Highlights DC Workforce Barriers

At the Many Hands November Educational Forum on Job Readiness, moderated by founding board member Leslie Lawley, three knowledgeable leaders in the field broke down some of the complexities of helping people enter the labor force and provided invaluable insight for about 40 Many Hands members in attendance.

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